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're not going to balance the budget in ten years because if you look at what paul ryan does to balance the budget, it means that you have to voucherize medicare, you have to slash deeply into programs like medicaid. my goal is not to chase a balanced budget just for the sake of balance. >> jon: so president obama there appearing on abc telling george stephanopoulos that balancing the budget is not his goal and attacking congressman paul ryan for the budget that he proposed. so, jim, to you first. did the media ignore the president's contention that a balanced budget is not really in the realm for him? >> i don't think the media have ever thought of that as a particularly high goal for themselves and yet, as scott loopo, american conservative and matt miller "the washington post," both pointed out the problem the president's had on this sort of moderate budget course he's trying to strike, which is part tax increases and part this alleged spending cuts, nobody is really for that and too vague and also used the word gut g-u-t when it refers to medicare i think is the beginning of the 201
. >> paul ryan's latest edition of his path to prosperity budget isn't too different from previous versions. he plans to maintain revenue lefls, curing spending. the president is way behind on his february 4th deadline to put forward a proposal and he doesn't have much time left. >> my goal is not to chase a balanced budget just for the sake of balance. my goal is how do we grow the economy, put people back to work. >> america doesn't really have a budget right now. it has a continuing resolution, which is an extension of an earlier budget. that continuing resolution expires on march 27th. if congress goes beyond that without at least a patch, the government could shut down. by law, we're supposed to have an actual budget resolution voted on and in place by april 15th. but as i said, we are way behind on that. and then on may 18th, we're set to hit the debt ceiling. some say that's going to be the real showdown. annie lowry is the economic policy reporter with "the new york times." nancy cook is the economic and fiscal correspondent for the "national journal." annie, both sides put budgets
tiches pick paul ryan to win the cpac straw poll. they are praising his new budget plan and has a lot less spending than the president's budget plan and 4.6 trillion less. enough to balance the budget by 2023. some in forbes say it doesn't cut enough. i am david asbin. welcome to forbes on fox. we'll have elizabeth and john, and rich and mike and mark . john, democrats pick the plan and say it cuts too much . you say it cuts too much. >> a balanced budget is not small government. under this plan it will increase it in 2023. it will be 1. 4 trillion. it is versus the sphendings . ryan thinking it is small government and he thinks it is bad politics. it is reducing the burden of government and this will expand it. >> mark, john has a point here. the ryan budget averages out to 1.1 trillion. that is more than what we are sphending now with president obama. >> it actually cuts too much. >> it is over the trillion years. and it cuts in areas that we shouldn't be cutting. we should be expanding areas where scientific and education and areas that create jobs and ryan is in fantasy land. it w
the cost of personal privacy. then one up and no less than paul ryan he says he can balance the budget in ten years. rand paul says to my will to it in five. no program is too sacred that it cannot be sliced. no party chanted monday at the kennedy challenged. creating a grand old -- but no one yet as one bigger applause, which is why i predict demand by the way, you should probably read this and pencil. no one will garner more votes. a straw poll is actually just a snapshot in time. once he wins this one, i am telling you. he could be on his way. if this does not happen this whole thing did not happen. former florida republican congressman on whether he is going to be the gop man. what do you think? >> well, how are you doing? welcome to cpac, 48 anniversary. i think that you have a good assessment on what could happen with this straw poll. one of the main reasons why that could happen is because we are still within one week of senator rand paul doing the filibuster on the drug issues. it was a constitutionality issue. it talk to the civil liberties. he brought together peopl from aclu
guess that theory of evolution was echoed by paul ryan today. i want to play sound regarding once again the fiscal ideas that he touted in 2012, rearing their heads in 2013. let's take a listen. >> a balanced budget is a reasonable goal because it returns government to its proper limits and focus. when government overreaches, it doesn't just hurt our paychecks, it hurts our quality of life. we need to make room for community, for that vast middle ground between the government and the individual. >> you know, governor, the part of me that sticks out there is use of the word "community." i think that's been a priority that's lost specifically in the ryan budget insofar as it sort of tears asunder the social fabric. what do you think about him couching this in softer terms. >> i hate to say it, he has become an empty suit. this budget is a joke. for example, he says he would get rid of obama care, he would get rid of the benefits but kept the tax benefits to balance the budget, which isn't balanced. gives tax cuts to people that make a million dollars a year, cuts medicaid benefits, privat
the front runners are. we're talking about senator rand paul, congressman paul ryan, former senator rick santorum. senator marco rubio, governor scott walker is there. and they were having some fun there this morning with the prayer breakfast there, dr. ben carson. he's a neurosurgeon. he's not a politician. >> not yet. >> but with a little manualic, i might be in the white house come 2016. but while we wait for the official announcement, let's go right to molly henneberg who is there live. molly? >> there is some 23 people on the ballot. so you have to put your preference down. when they start unveiling the results, they don't always start with the straw poll. so when you see the graphics go up behind me, sometimes they show the break down of who showed up to vote. they'll say how many men, how many women what, ages, then they get to the results. some years they start right with the straw poll. so we're anxious to see how it goes this time. 23 people on the ballot. you may remember jeb bush asked to be taken off the ballot. he says it's too early to be focusing on 2016. so his name was
at the event says these are likely front runners, rand paul, paul ryan, former senator rick santorum. marco rubio and governor scott walker. and coming up freshman senator ted cruz is set to deliver the keynote address. pope francis holding his first meeting with the media. pope saying he chose his name to honor st. francis of assisi an italian preach to gave life to work with the poor. we'll see you soon, i'm arthel nevil. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> eric: turns out green may not be see clean. amount of co two when manufacturing and electric vehicle is more than double the amount when making a gas powered car. depending on how many miles it is driven it may never make up the difference. jonathan, this comes after the the calls for more than $2 billion in green investments. is he kidding? >> these reports demonstrated once again the inherent corruption of the green movement of the environmental movement. electric car creates more co2 but we saw the same thing with ethanol. that was previous technology that the greens were pushing. that made more co2 and we spent billions of dollars subsidized. it goes t
a conservative is not. paul ryan, you are a good man and you mean well and you had real courage in taking on medicare and you've shown real courage in taking on the issue of obamacare. budget of 41osed trillion dollars over the next 10 years with more and more and more spending every year, keeping the obamacare taxes is not conservatism. this is not waht we do. the you have national aspirations? to yourself and your country a favor, take that budget back and return with a new one. doeswith one that truly reduce the government. one that puts us on a path of solvency by the eradicating the national debt. then what would happen is not just your political aspirations but to your legacy. when you call for unity, when you call for conservatives to seeing it from the same hymnal and then publicly attacked conservatives, you are out of tune and out of line. q. what to be seen as a leader? start -- you want to be seen as a leader? start supporting conservative operations. you said all of the right things to conservatives to bring the gop to majority control and use the top leadership positions the
, a goat, ted cruz, rand paul, marco rubio grad. paul ryan. we also display the diversity of by highlighting conservative stars such as dr. ben carson, allen west, friends discus francisco chamber. -- francisca chamber. we provided a forum for honest debate. unlike our liberal counterparts , what difference is not tolerated. we offered you an updating an inspirational conference. if we want to get america back on track and towards its rightful destiny, your commitment and participation is vital. we hope to see you at next year's cpac 2014, which will be held on march 6 and eight) the gaylord -- 8 right here at the gaylord. god bless you. please get home safely. thank you very much. ♪ >> the conservative political action conference wrapping up today. c-span's coverage live over the last several days. now we want to hear from you about what you think of the conference rat. the number on your screen. you can also send us a tweet, use the #cpac. this is the group's 40th annual meeting. they held their annual straw poll. this year's winner, senator rand paul of kentucky. mitc
, and while they said paul ryan's plan as extreme and tonight there are questions of the democrat's budget by patty murray and why are they saying they'll reduce 1.9 billion dollars declining to account for the spending. he confronted murray's staff yesterday. take a look. >> and we're looking at a situation, where you're double counting and not counting a trillion dollars in extra spending. you're not counting a trillion dollars in extra spending by saying we're going to just turn off the sequester which allows a trillion dollars more in spending to occur and not count it. that's what we want to know and we intend to find out before this day is over and my colleagues, if i'm wrong about this, i'll accept being in error, but our staff has looked at this. i can't possibly see how it's any other way than i have explained it. now, we've got other members who want to ask questions. >> yes, we do-- >> a trillion dollars, we're really showing how it is that our country is in such financial state. >> senator jeff sessions. here is what else we know about the murray budget. according to the budget
. this was a great moment for this president to be -- if he wanted to reach across the aisle to ask paul ryan or newt gingrich to represent the catholics of america. >> i don't understand what chris mathews was talking about there. i would like to make a quick omment on the other video. but timothy dolan, cardinal from new york, for people who think public life does not have a religious element or element of faith, they turn to cardinal dolan. he is interested in public service, engaging with politicians, he's friendly with paul ryan. he was the archbishop in milwaukee. he spoke at both conventions this past year. e was doubted as a papal contender. i think with francis, larry is right, it doesn't make since to compare him to pennsylvania's bob casey. it is a wonderful moment for catholics worldwide to celebrate the new pope, he chose the name francis and to make it about . erican politics, no thanks >> i want to remember that. he said i was right. >> you don't hear that a lot, do you? >> let me tell you about chris matthews. years ago when he was doing "hardball" and he did not know who i was. he ha
a rerun of "the golden girls." we got rand paul. we got marco rubio. we got paul ryan. and the other guys, they got hillary and joe biden. >> yikes. that's senate minority leader mitch mcconnell yesterday poking fun at the democrats, leading contender for 2016. the come, as you might imagine, ruffled feathers, even in his own statement kentucky's democratic party chairman wants mcconn toll apologize. an into the political playground we go. talk about turning an awkward tv moment into a moneymaker, senator marco rubio's political action committee is selling water bottles with his name on them at cpac this weekend. as you can see, they are charging $25 a bottle. if you remember, rubio made that memorable lung for his water bottle in his middle of the state of union rebuttal last month. >>> and it sounds like a reality show but actually the white house kicking off a new audio series called "beinged ed "beie a listen. >> a couple guys in their hunting shirts i'm serving a meal to, along with folks you see in the background. >> the white house says the idea is for people to know the story beh
have a big pontiff. jorge bergoglio is now the next pope. paul ryan made news with an unveiling of his own. as house budge chairman, he proposed a budget for fiscal year 2014. in theory, lowering taxes and repealing the affordable health care act. it's the same paul ryan budget that paul ryan has been promoting for years. that frustration may have led him to dismiss patty murray's counter. he said if you read the senate bill you will find that the vatican is not the only place blowing smoke this week. >>> also making headlines with a more cordial attitude, president obama continued his charm offensive in hopes of reaching a deal and ending the sequester that is now in the sec week. we'll have to wait and see if the efforts reveal any sults. it's understandable if you missed this news item. on monday in chicago, as a young father changed the diaper of his 6-month-old baby girl on the seat of a mini van, a gunman opened fire. the young father, jonathan watkins was hit three times as he witnessed a bullet tear through the body of his daughter who later died. watkins was released from the
be stepping away from the stage, but his running mate wisconsin congressman paul ryan is back in the thick of fiscal fights on capitol hill. today, he addressed the deficit. >> by living beyond our means, government is sending us a message. it is saying, if you plan ahead, if you make sacrifices for your kids, if you save, you're a sucker. it is brazenly stealing from our children and our young adults and it has to stop. >> reporter: amid the stickers, tchotchkes and people in costume, the conference also showcased other rising republican stars, calling for a fresh approach. kentucky senator rand paul is a tea party favorite mulling a 2016 presidential bid. fresh from an attention-getting filibuster, he warned conservatives must stand on principle if they are to win nationally. >> the g.o.p. of old has grown stale and moss-covered. i don't think we need to name any names here, do we? our party is encumbered by an inconsistent approach to freedom. the new g.o.p., the g.o.p. that will win again, will need to embrace liberty in both the economic and personal sphere. >> reporter: florida senat
what paul ryan proposed a few days ago. so that is a big difference. it made it easier for him to balance the budget by having lower levels of defense spending. would've been almost impossible to balance the budget over 10 years. >> what about what was put forth by senate democrats and house members? the increases that he wants or about $600 over 10 years. democrats want an increase and i'm sure republicans way for democrats to figure out where they are. democrats are talking about getting rid of tax breaks and taxes. limiting the values of certain tax breaks. that is what they are talking about right now. they want to get rid of the tax breaks and get rid of them. >> the paul ryan plan a party takes into account these rates approved by congress. >> yes, that is right. about $600 billion in new taxes over 10 years. it helps to balance the budget. >> any surprises from the senate budget committee markup yesterday? >> well, a little surprised that she was able to hold the line. ten republicans and democrats on the committee. but she could not afford to use a single one. she had b
at another high-profile republican. this morning paul ryan gave the republican weekly address and pushed his budget proposal explaining why he is so focused on balancing the budget. >> the budget is a means to an end. we are not balancing the budget as an accounting exercise. we're not trying to simply make numbers add up. we're trying to improve people's lives. >> so, andy, if paul ryan connecting a balanced budget to improving people's lives, do you think the gop senses it needs to do a better job of explaining why balancing the budget should matter to people? >> paul ryan obviously understand that point. he realizes as we just heard that connecting the budget, this is an issue that maybe the republican party can use to reach out to hispanic voters, to reach out to women voters, to reach out to those blocs that the party has had so much trouble with. the problem is the product paul ryan is offering is absolutely no different from the product that has been so unpopular in the past. so maybe they can put new wrapping on the report or a new message behind it. the nuts and bolts of it are real
said on this program, barack obama has taken federal spending up to near 25% of gdp. paul ryan in his proposal down to 19 1/2% over ten years. the gap between what barack obama is willing to do and what the republicans want to do is enormous. these are huge numbers and the idea that obama is going to do a compromise with them in the space in between i think is very unlikely, paul. >> paul: the other thing the president said this week that was interesting to republicans is, you need me, you need me to be able to sell and reform of medicare and medicaid and giant programs to democrats. they'll never go along with it otherwise. is he right about that? >> look, if he's right or he's wrong, he shouldn't say it. one shouldn't say those taunting things to a group one is trying to do negotiation with. and to dan's point, one of the problems i think that the president has had in the polls is that he seems very often now not to be telling the truth. and in ways that are apparent to the american people. terrible things will happen with the sequester, nothing bad happens. well, we are going to ca
, scott walker, paul ryan. [applause] when you all arrived here in washington you sent washington a message. today, our message is clear. the old washington ways aren't working. we need conservative solutions to our liberal induced problems. here we are in 2013 and democrats are still in love with a vision of big government that is outdated and ineffective. their philosophy is a one size fits all. burks chose our health care, but cats choose our health care and -- just slap an old simple sewnian sign on those old government buildings. they are museums of another time. you're here and we're here to say there is a better way, a conservative way. republicans believe the individual makes better decisions than the bureaucrat. we believe caring for this generation shouldn't require robbing the next. this week house republicans put out a budget that protects our seniors and balances in 10 years. by the way, who is ready four elected officials to defund obamacare once and for all? [applause] the house republican budget is right for america. in contrast senate democrats, their budget, if f
lone. >> president obama in washington and green energy and on the other side is congressman paul ryan and our exploding debt. we have our reporter from washington, dc. >> rive paul ryan took to the stage on friday bringing a very serious focused tone dug the 15 minute speech saying and i quote, "a debt crisis would be more than an economic event but it would be a moral failure." he debuted the budget plan wants to cut $4.6 trillion the next decade and he wants to cut obamacare. he said the debt will weigh down the country. >> unemployment is 7.7 percent. 46 million people are living in poverty today in america. the president says we are in a recovery. i say we are in critical care. >> things will be worse. by the end of 2023, the economy will be at a crawl. we will have $8 trillion added to the debt. >> in a trip to a national laboratory outside of chicago, the president made a number of very light-hearted comments about the impact of the sequester. the speech went on to focus on the energy proposal. >> those who have chairs, lease feel free to sit down, everyone was standing and i th
house. they are looking at the front paul, rand paul, congressman ryan and marco rubio and scott walker, also raising eyebrows, favorite neurosurgeon ben carson who jokingly hinted at a possible white house run himself. >> let's say you magically put me into the white house. [ cheers and applause ] >>> i'm arthel nevil and back with the straw poll results. right now get you back to cavuto on business. see you soon. >> neil: welcome back. demand for oil is going down as america's production of shale oil keeps going up. connection? >> it has yoko saying oh, no and daryl hannah, we are not going to provide an example of yoko's singing. we have dagen here we must can doing something right? >> absolutely. when you have opec mad at you because you are not using enough oil and hollywood mad at you because you are oil, period and producing it it's a perfect world. >> neil: very well put. >> you know what, you only need to talk to the people of north dakota. lowest unemployment rate in the entire country, 3.2%. that is one of the biggest destinations for americans as they are moving around the c
have marco rub yochlt we have paul ryan and slew of smart young and energetic governors ready to take m eric that the future. the other guys, they have hilary and joe biden. >>reporter: even as the conservative met a senator who is a finalist to be romney running mate shocked the political world by announcing his support for same sex marriage. ohio senator portman told cnn had he a change of heart on the issue after finding out his college age son is gay. >> we should allow people to get married and to have the joy and stability of marriage that i have had for over 26 years. i want all 3 of my kid to have it including our son who is gay. >>reporter: while portman changed his stand on marriage, conservative made it mostly clear on issues from budget to guns they are going to stand their ground. >> you keep your advice. we'll keep our guns. they call the budget a foundation for growth. but when you read it, you find that the vatican is not the only place blowing smoke this week. >>reporter: steven, abc news washington. >> coming up next. opportunity to see things clearly once agai
. >> republicans focus their message on balancing the budget. house budget committee chairman paul ryan of wisconsin said the gop has a plan to balance the federal budget in ten years through spending cuts alone. >>> a former san francisco supervisor wants larry ellison to make up a multimillion-dollar shortfall projected for the america's cup races this summer. the billionaire founder of or cam is sponsoring the cup finals here in september. fundraising efforts have lagged and participation from international teams has not met projections. former supervisor aaron said the city should not beliable for the $10 million to $20 million deficit. >> a promise that this was going to be a race that would raise $1.4 billion in the economy is provide thousands of jobs. that has turned out not to be the case. san francisco taxpayers are getting left holding the bill. >>> he is lobbying ellison through an online pegs drive at new this morning san francisco residents could see monthly garbage bills go up by more than 21% starting this summer. the company that collects the garbage is aski
and convincing voice of my friend paul ryan. [applause] now, if i were to offer advice to any person who was or became the president of the united states it would be this, do whatever you can to keep america strong, to keep america prosperous and free, and the most powerful nation on earth. it is no secret that the last century was an american century. it is no secret that over the span of the coming century that is not written in the stars. america's position is not guaranteed. the consequence, if america were to be surpassed by another nation would be devastating. why do i say that? the other leading contenders for world leadership, china, russia, not one of them excepts freedom as we understand it. only america and american strength can preserve freedom for us, the rest of the world, and the people we love. [applause] freedom depends on america and american leadership depends on a military so strong, so superior that no one would think to engage it. our military strength depends on an economy so strong that it can support that kind of military. our economy depends on a people that are
who is not here came in next. congressman paul ryan rounded out the top five right there. we have the results of the t straw poll. the question is will it matter in 2016? probably not. but it is bragging rights now for senator rand paul. >> i'm looking at an e-mail. marco rubio, 25%. let's see. santorum with 8%. chris christie, 7%. paul, 6%. then 23% -- we have two rubios. anyway. here's a question. chris christie is not even there and got 7%. what's the deal with chris christie? how do they feel about him there? >> clearly a lot of people think chris christie has done a good job. he's a republican governor in a blue state. he came under a lot of criticism for embracing president obama after super storm sandy came in and wiped out the shoreline of new jersey. he did it right before the election. he drew the ire of a lot of republicans but the fact of the patter was he wasn't -- matter was he wasn't invited here. the union said chris credhristc politics didn't fit the conference but 7% of attendees think chris christie should be the nominee in 2016. 3,000 people were on the ballot
research into solar power, wind power, and biofuels. >>> in the republicans weekly address congressman paul ryan talked about his plan for reducing the national deficit and balancing the budget. ryan said a balanced budget would make a difference far beyond just crunching numbers. >> the crucial question isn't how we balance the budget, it is why it is a means to an end. we're not balancing it as an accounting exercise. we're not trying to simply make numbers add up, we're trying to improve people's lives. >> it includes a repeal of the obama health care plan and makes dramatic changes to medicare and the changes would not affect current enrollees. conservative activists have been meeting outside washington talking about what went wrong in the last election and what they can do to win back their own house. late this afternoon paul and i talked to hur political director about the poll results and what the win means for rand paul's future. >>> they tended to be about 50%. about 3,000 total. half of them were young. he has inherited his father's political organization in many ways and his cand
last year's presidential campaign republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan claimed he thought social security was an important program. his policies didn't support that necessarily. that's what he said. because when he explained his father died tragically as a teenager his mom was able to keep the family afloat thanks to social security survivor benefits. new jersey republican chris christie was no federal tax spend liberal but when hurricane sandy devastatf devastated his states he became one of the most vocal advocate for the government to spend billions immediately to help out his and other states. for his republican governor rick squlot spent years and millions of dollars of his own money fighting obama care tooth and nail now says he supports that laws expansion of medicaid in his state. the governor said his change of heart came when his own elderly mother died last year. empathy, especially in elected officials, is a good thing. but there is also something frustratingly blinkered and limited about this form of persuasion. if it's going to take every anti-gay politician
with the republican senators and lunch with paul ryan and yesterday going over has said that he doesn't believe that the republicans clearly understood what he had on the table. because as the republicans continue to say if the president would present us with a budget and his view of entitlement cuts, then we could have a serious discussion and he has not done that. the president seems to suggests he understood that they clearly did not get what he had said before. >> i think that there's something to that. i'm struck when i meet people who say the president doesn't have a plan. >> rose: so why do you think that is? serious well meaning people don't believe the president has a plan. >> it's a mystery to me. you could go write on the whitehouse web page and find offers for the cpi, the medicare reforms, loopholes that we would close. i don't know, but -- >> rose: that's the plan you're talking about then. that's the president's complete plan. is it negotiable? >> the president has never said my way or the highway. he's looking for a solution adamist. what he has said he wants to balance the ap
are competing with paul ryan or rand paul or marco rubio on the main stage. it happens and we are doing a great job with it host: on twitter they said, unless about-face on an birth control, abortion, immigration and a marriage, they are done. do you agree? have athe republicans majority in the state levees -- legislative chambers in the country. the republicans did not run a good presidential race. what i do find true in the statement he made is that it is not about issues. it is about performance. ofublicans have lost five the last six presidential elections because we have not adjusted to be changing demographics of our country. it is not a matter of changing who we are or what we stand for. it is a matter of reaching out to all americans, what ronald reagan used to do. the asiannot going to american community, the african- american community -- i am proud to be the first hispanic american charity american conservative union has ever had. is first rule of engagement to engage. i do not think we have done that well. the reason why we are losing ground with the growing demographics of america
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